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Black Hills Gold FREE Factory Tour Home of: Landstrom’s, Mt. Rushmore Jewelry, and Riddle’s Jewelry Watch Skilled Artisans Handcraft South Dakota’s Official State Jewelry! Over a span of 14 years, 360 goldminers-turned-craftsmen carved a rough...more
I remember going on this tour when I was 16 and buying a ring. It is worn and smooth and my fingers are fatter, so I wanted a new ring. I was the only person wanting to go on the tour and got personal attention....More
Mt. Rushmore is a National Memorial and is free to all- but you need to pay for the parking. It is handicap accessible and family friendly. The kids can become junior rangers as they search out the answers in their booklet. Audio tours are also...More
My husband and I visited the factory. The inventory is awesome. The video showing the steps to make the jewelry was very interesting. We did not go through the tour, due to time constraints. Of course, my husband bought me some Black Hills jewelry. :)
Stayed at the Comfort Inn right across from it. Saw tour and went and did it. I would say a must do for all ages. We had our grandkids with us and they are 16 and 14 years old. They were fascinated and so were...More
This is a really neat place to pan gold and visit a national monument from along time ago. The tour is really cool and there is a little store where you can buy jewelry and other artifacts. Please put this on your bucket list.
There is the store with all the beautiful jewelry on display. The tour takes you through the various work stations. The process is explained and demonstrated. The process is heavily reliant on artisans perfect workmanship. Really, each piece is a work of art. It gave...More
My wife really loves black hills gold jewelry and she loved the store and the tour. I also enjoyed seeing how they do the detail work and learning more about which metals they use to make the leafs. There is an interesting back story on...More
What a spectacular monument. First time here and it is impressive. The surrounding loop to walk around the monument is beautiful, clean and easy to walk. Simply not to be missed. No entrance fee but $10 to park for all vehicles ( motorcycles, cars and...More